A Dawn Paddle in South Sligo

Today I was up and about with the dawn chorus at 4am. I love exploring and when I heard that Wild Wet Adventures were doing a dawn kayak at Temple House Lake in South Sligo I booked my place. The rain was gently falling when I arrived but this is Ireland so you expect rain... Continue Reading →

South Sligo Tourism launch ‘Secrets’ brochure

“Hidden Gems to Treasured Destinations” Historic Temple House was the majestic backdrop to the launch of the very first South Sligo Tourism brochure. Entitled ‘Secrets’, it has the theme ‘hidden gems to treasured destinations. This is a genuine community initiative, planned and produced by a dedicated committee of volunteers and local tourism businesses. The aim... Continue Reading →

Sheep Water Rafting at Temple House

  Well today was very exciting. The lovely people at Temple House contacted me today and asked if I'd like a boat trip with a difference! I've seen on various occasions that they move their sheep across to an island for the summer and I've always wanted to go along for the trip. Today I got... Continue Reading →

Temple House, Sligo

On Wednesday there was an open day at the beautiful Temple House, Ballinacarrow, Co. Sligo. It was open as part of Heritage week and we got a guided tour by the owner Roderick Perceval. The house and grounds are just stunning. Temple House is a classical Georgian mansion set in a private estate of over... Continue Reading →

Temple House Festival

This weekend is the Temple House Festival in Sligo. I can't begin to tell you what a great festival it is. This is its second year, I didn't get to go last year because Lucy was in hospital, but this year I've been backwards and forwards to have a look. We are lucky in that... Continue Reading →

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